James Stewart Fortson

M, ID# 20852, b. 10 August 1921, d. 17 March 1994
  • Other Names*: James Fortson.
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, James S. Fortson, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, James S. Fortson, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (stating that he died on 17 Mar 1984; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Hull, Ga. when he died).

Dallas Edward Fortson

M, ID# 20855, b. 4 March 1923, d. 19 August 2017
  • Other Names*: Dallas Edd Fortson, Dallas Fortson.8
  • Note*: He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He was a retired insurance agent, a Baptist, and a resident of Danburg, Georgia at the time of his death.6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2018

Family: Rachel Kincaid b. 1926, d. 29 Jun 2015

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Dallas Edd Fortson, memorial no. 89461936, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that he was the husband of Rachel Kincaid Fortson).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rachel Kincaid Fortson, memorial no. 89461940, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that she was the wife of Dallas Edd Fortson) (not giving the date but stating that they had been married seventy-two years when she died on 29 Jun 2015).
  6. [S1514] Obituary of Dallas Edward Fortson, 19 Aug 2017, online at http://www.tributes.com/obituary/show/…, viewed on 9 Sep 2018.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dallas Edd Fortson, memorial no. 89461936, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (giving the place but not the date).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dallas Edd Fortson, memorial no. 89461936, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.

Rachel Kincaid

F, ID# 20856, b. 1926, d. 29 June 2015
  • Other Names*: Rachel Kincaid Fortson, Rachel Fortson.
  • Note*: She was a beauty shop oprator for several years. She enjoyed sewing, making dolls, and cooking ("making thebest cornbread and pecan pies around").4

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2018

Family: Dallas Edward Fortson b. 4 Mar 1923, d. 19 Aug 2017

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Dallas Edd Fortson, memorial no. 89461936, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that he was the husband of Rachel Kincaid Fortson).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rachel Kincaid Fortson, memorial no. 89461940, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that she was the wife of Dallas Edd Fortson) (not giving the date but stating that they had been married seventy-two years when she died on 29 Jun 2015).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rachel Kincaid Fortson, memorial no. 89461940, viewed on 9 Sep 2018.

Emris Fortson

M, ID# 20857
  • Note*: He died at age 8.3
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.

Harold Fortson

M, ID# 20862
  • Note*: He was a twin. He died at eight months of age.3
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.

Hugh Fortson

M, ID# 20865
  • Note*: He was a twin. He died at fourteen months of age.3
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.

Ben Bryant

M, ID# 20875
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Martha Jane Fortson b. 20 Feb 1881

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (giving her name as Wreatha Bryant and naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 147, 156 (both naming Ben Bryant as his father).

Ovelia Wreathey Bryant

F, ID# 20876, b. 20 April 1900, d. 28 November 1962
  • Other Names*: Wreatha Bryant, Wreatha Bryant England, Ovelia Bryant, Ovelia Bryant England, Ovelia England.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: William Fort England b. 10 Dec 1891, d. 27 Feb 1969

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156 (giving her name as Wreatha Bryant and naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (giving her name as Wreatha Bryant and naming Martha Jane Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Ovelia Wreathey England, memorial no. 35729112, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (giving her name as Wreatha Bryant).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Fort England, memorial no. 35729068, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (naming Wreatha Bryant as his mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Herman Leroy England, memorial no. 35728975, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming Ovelia Wreathey England as his mother).

William Fort England

M, ID# 20877, b. 10 December 1891, d. 27 February 1969

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is [WEB]:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35729068;here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Ovelia Wreathey Bryant b. 20 Apr 1900, d. 28 Nov 1962

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Fort England, memorial no. 35729068, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156 (giving her name as Wreatha Bryant).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Ovelia Wreathey England, memorial no. 35729112, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (naming William England as his father).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Herman Leroy England, memorial no. 35728975, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming William Fort England as his father).

Herman Leroy England

M, ID# 20878, b. 28 September 1916, d. 1 January 1978

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156 (naming Wreatha Bryant as his mother).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Herman Leroy England, memorial no. 35728975, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming Ovelia Wreathey England as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (naming William England as his father).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Herman Leroy England, memorial no. 35728975, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming William Fort England as his father).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Herman Leroy England, memorial no. 35728975, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.

Clauson Fort England

M, ID# 20880, b. 9 June 1924, d. 13 May 1994
  • Note*: His grave marker says that he served in the U.S. Navy in World War II and the Korean War.4

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his grave markers, is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156 (naming William England as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (naming Wreatha Bryant as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Clauson Fort England, memorial no. 64370432, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Clauson F. England, viewed on 12 Jan 2013.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Clauson F. England, viewed on 12 Jan 2013 (stating that he died on 13 May 1994; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Gadsden, Ala. when he died).

Susie Bryant

F, ID# 20888, b. 15 January 1902, d. 24 January 1979
  • Other Names*: Susie Bryant Horsley, Susie Horsley.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Robert R. Horsley b. 10 Apr 1891, d. 23 Feb 1970

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Martha Jane Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Susie B. Horsley, memorial no. 31307435, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert T. Horsley, memorial no. 31307434, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.

Robert R. Horsley

M, ID# 20889, b. 10 April 1891, d. 23 February 1970

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Susie Bryant b. 15 Jan 1902, d. 24 Jan 1979

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Robert T. Horsley, memorial no. 31307434, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 157.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Susie B. Horsley, memorial no. 31307435, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.

David Bryant

M, ID# 20893
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Martha Jane Fortson as his mother).

Jessie Belle Bryant

F, ID# 20894, b. 15 March 1907, d. 16 October 1997
  • Other Names*: Jessie Bryant, Belle Bryant, Jessie Belle Bryant Hamby, Jessie Bryant Hamby, Belle Bryant Hamby, Jessie Hamby, Belle Hamby.8

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Grady Hamby b. 5 Feb 1908, d. Oct 1986

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Martha Jane Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Jessie Belle Hamby, memorial no. 101409081, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (giving only the year).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Belle Hamby, viewed on 12 Jan 2013.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Jessie Belle Hamby, memorial no. 101409081, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Belle Hamby, viewed on 12 Jan 2013 (stating that she died on 16 Oct 1997; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Gadsden, Ala. when she died).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (giving her name as Belle Bryant).

Grady Hamby

M, ID# 20895, b. 5 February 1908, d. October 1986

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here. Because the Social Security Death Index gives Oct 1986 as his death date, it is probable that the 1980 date on the memorial is incorrect.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Jessie Belle Bryant b. 15 Mar 1907, d. 16 Oct 1997

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Grady Hamby, memorial no. 101409149, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (giving only the year).
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Grady Hamby, viewed on 12 Jan 2013.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 157.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Grady Hamby, viewed on 12 Jan 2013 (stating that he died in Oct 1986; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Gadsden, Ala. when he died).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Grady Hamby, memorial no. 101409149, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.